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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Looking back on the EVOS concept which inspired many Ford cars afterwards

Not something extraordinary when we hear of an American automotive manufacturer. Yes, Ford is almost no modern human being who does not know the name. This manufacturer also known as one of the world's automotive pioneers. It began at the beginning of the 20th century when the late Henry Ford started the production of legendary Model T and as well as marked the world's automotive industrialization era began.
Ford EVOS concept made its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2G5dwRd)
So many models were born from this American auto giant, and many of them also became legendary models such as the Bronco, Mustang, and others which many of its customers like. This manufacturer is also noted to produce so many models ranging from ordinary models to premium cars even the supercars were made. Not to mention the row of concept cars resulting from the research and development of these manufacturer is also countless in number.
Right side view of 2011 Ford EVOS concept with its gullwing doors opened. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2G5dwRd)
On this occasion, we bring to you an article about one of the concept cars that was developed by Ford which later became a source of inspiration for their next production car models. Yes, the concept of the car is Ford EVOS Concept. This concept car was mentioned as Ford's answer to the design of a future vehicle.

As qouted of Wikipedia, the Ford EVOS is a coupe-style plug-in hybrid grand tourer concept car unveiled to the public at the September 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show by Ford Europe. The exterior design, referred to as Kinetic 2.0, was carried out by Stefan Lamm under the leadership of Ford of Europe's executive design director Martin Smith.
Dashboard and interior partly view of 2011 Ford EVOS concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2G5dwRd)
As mentioned above, this concept car is driven by hybrid technology, which is sourced from the power of its lithium-ion battery combined with a 2,000 cc conventional combustion engine. The power that can be released by its conventional engine is 250 hp. More than that even though the hybrid car but Ford EVOS is claimed to be able to accelerate from rest to 100 kph in just 7 seconds.

By the PHEV technology is pinned in this car is recognized as very reliable for today urban communities. Because with the full gas tank and as well as the battery's condition, the car can be driven as far as 500 km.
Rear side view of 2011 Ford EVOS concept with its gullwing doors opened. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2G5dwRd)
This Ford EVOS concept uses four gullwing doors so that it can accommodate 4 passengers in the cabin. The car has dimensions of 4.50 meters long, 1.97 meters wide and 1.36 meters high. Meanwhile the car's wheelbase reaches 2.74 meters.

Its front looks very firm with the windshield and the A pillar drawn to the back so make it look like as the classic-styled GT car but still looks contemporary. A blend of designs on the Ford EVOS characterized by a number of key elements that will form an integral part of the design approach for a new generation of Ford products.
Dramatic and fresh silhouette innovation emphasizing sporty characteristics. And the EVOS has a descends roof profile to the back which identifies aerodynamic efficiency. Indeed the aerodynamic side is emphasized by the water droplets form on the path where all the lines unite at the rear of the car.

Furthermore, neat graphics on the low headlights and rear, plus integrated diffuser and rear exhaust make this car look more elegant. By placing a thin roof pillar so that it gives a mild visual impression and overall characteristics that hint at an agile and agile car.
Even though in reality this concept car was never produced physically intact, but many of its design concepts were adopted in various models of current Ford production cars. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | WIKIPEDIA | ROAD&TRACK | DESIGNBOOM]
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